(University of Otago 25 August 2014) A revolutionary handheld and battery-powered DNA diagnostic device invented at New Zealand’s University of Otago is poised to become a commonly used field tool for rapidly detecting suspected viruses or bacteria in samples while also determining the level of infection. It also has many other potential uses, such as border security, forensics or environmental monitoring.
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